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>>> seismic shock. an earthquake rocks maryland, shaking many people out of the sound sleep. hi, everybody. i'm kai jackson. here's what people are talking about. wjz has more on this event. tim williams has more on the actual quake. but we begin with alex demetrick, who spoke with people who experienced it this morning. >> well, it was small, as earthquakes go. but it was still large enough to set a record in maryland and press some nerves on edge. >>> baltimore is a long way from earthquake country. but the city shook. >> the dog woke me up, wining -- whining and crying. and then the earthquake happened. shook the bed. i couldn't figure out what that was. i had never experienced that before. but then after it happened, she hopped right back up in bed and with the went back to sleep. >> reporter: a state seismograph picked up the quake. >> a small earthquake. but as far as maryland goes, it's something that's a little stronger than we've experienced in recent past. most of the earthquakes are running from a sort of magnitude 1 to 2 range. >> centered between rockville, and lees
central maryland, central maryland, west central maryland. and will probably start here in the city around 7:00, 8:00. and there can be heavy downpours as well. bernadette takes a look at this with me. >> as you heard, that means there is a flash flood watch in effect. it continues until late tonight. from all of the d.c. area, straight up through the baltimore metro area. and we expect some heavier rounds of rain out of what is coming our way. we'll have that forecast coming up. >> first warning weather coverage continues now with alex demetrick, with more on the cleanup that is still going on from last night's storms. >> reporter: vic, trees and utility lines were no march for what much of this storm that blasted through much of maryland yesterday evening. >> reporter: chainsaws roared to life from anne arundel county, north of baltimore county, finishing up what nature started, when powerful storms tore through much of the state. for those hit hardest, it was -- >> hell and water pouring down. it was hell. >> reporter: but it wasn't the rain tearing trees apart. it was lightning and win
around maryland tonight, as the possibility of more rain lingers. a live look outside shows us a flash flood watch is set to go in effect in less than an hour for the baltimore area. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. bob turk and bernadette woods are tracking live doppler radar. >> we do have the storms. all of that stuff is moving off to the east/northeast. and anywhere between 17 and 22 miles an hour. there you see a lot of activity, or all across allegheny and garrett county and neighboring counties. and across virginia and west virginia. west of washington, is headed for our region. one shower did fall right over ocean city there. there you see it just on the north of the delaware-maryland line. around the baltimore region. running away a little longer. probably maybe 6 to 7 to 8. because of the rain coming and the rain we just had yesterday, we have a flash flood watch in effect, which will go into effect at 6:00 tonight for the entire region. d.c. suburbs, through the baltimore region, up towards philadelphia, jersey, and the southern portions of pennsylvania as we
the maryland science center's global earthquake count. and in reports from pet owners. some of them got up early in the morning. >> a dog woke me up, whining and crying. then the earthquake happened. it shook the bed. i couldn't figure out what that was. i had never experienced that before. >> the cause may be the last. when the wake from the mile high eye icesheet vanished. >> even though it's some 20,000 years ago, the crust is still readjusting. so it's tweaking a little once in a while. >> reporter: those highest up would have felt it worst. but it was too early for work. checks were made for damage around the state. >> we've identified no serious structural damage. but we are doing a number of things. of course, we've checked in with calvert cliffs. and calvert cliffs appears to be fine. we are sending inspectors out to bridges, especially the most heavily traveled bridges. >> reporter: as for aftershocks, they'll be so small, maybe only dogs will feel them. >> reporter: in fact, only one aftershock may have just happened. maybe just a few minutes after the main quake. it went
storms will be possible to talk about that. show you the latest on maryland's most powerful radar all coming up in a few. >> thank you so much, way yacht. >> and they have issued another code red today. the city has opened up more cooling centers. trying to cope with the exchange -- estrange heat. and just relax in the cool temperatures. the officials say that nearly a thousand people have actually visited the city's cooling center so far this year. >> we get them in the winter and also in the summer. we're talking about the dreaded water main breaks. but that always seems to cause so many problems in the city. but unlike the summers, the city has few water works this year. >> well, the latest break was more than of a traffic problem than it was a water issue for the neighborhood. the break occurred in the 2100 block that could affect your drive home. but not your iced cold drink at home. if you are underground for 80 years, you wouldn't be in such great shape either. this was installed back in 1930. and one piece broke yesterday and early this morning, another piece went out. the cit
the cooling centers. the recent extreme heat is the blame for six deaths in maryland. we'll have a list of the city's cooling centers on abc2news.com. search for code red. working outside can be tough, but imagine steaming crabs with temperatures pushing 100 degrees or more. abc2 news stopped by the fisherman's crab deck for a look at one of the hottest jobs. >> here at fisherman's crab deck, people come to get a bite to eat and cool off. to get that food, someone has to prepare it and these are the people who make it happen in the kitchen. it's hot back here, but here's where the real men work. the real hot men. it gets warm working over these crab steamers, just ask seven year veteran, tony. >> you just sweat all day long. >> it may be hot outside, but it gets hot back here. to the tune of 160 degrees. you aren't just back here a little while, there's a lot of work to be done. >> we start at 7:00, 7:30. sometimes we don't get done until 3:00 in the afternoon. mike is the su chef and making 40-gallons of crab deck is hot enough, but he knows where the hottest job is. >> those guys
to get out and clarify who he s. >> reporter: so far, they are focused on the economy. 52% of marylanders surveyed called it a big issue. >> the fact is, what the governor can do is practically nothing. >> reporter: o'malley leads in the suburbs. ehrlich leads everywhere else. but only by 50% in the suburbs. and it's even closer on shore. we asked each candidate about that at a campaign stop in chrisfield last week. >> governor ehrlich's support is not as strong as previous republicans. is that something you can capitalize on? >> we're campaigning all over the state. every single person is important. >> martin o'malley is not what they want on the shore particularly. we feel really good about the shore, about turnout. people are excited. >> reporter: and police cal ex- - political experts say both of the candidates should be reaching out to those undecided voters and trying to fire up their party bases. the one who tries to do it best will be the likely winner. >> less than 100 days. we'll be on it. stay with wjz for 2010 campaign coverage. for the latest on information, log onto wjz.com.
's look at what we're seeing now. maryland's most powerful doppler radar, in fact that heat and humidity feeling some big thunderstorms. pushing in out of the west now and in fact taking you in a little closer, northern baltimore county getting the worst of it right now. also northern harford county, north of bel air, getting slammed with a lot of lightning. next under the gun is going to be northern cecil county out toward rising sun, even port deposit. also, a little further to the south, bug cluster here north of the dc area if your travels take you in that direction. plenty of rough weather in the south of baltimore as well. evening forecast, we keep the thunderstorms going. hot and breezy otherwise:we'll look for more of this activity the next couple of days and temperatures set to rise big time. we'll have the temperatures coming up. they are hot. >>> now a look at tonight's top stories. one man dead, a teen is recovering tonight after they were shot outside the american legion banquet hall in bel air. police are not identifying the teen shooting victim but say she's in stable cond
are dealing with record-breaking heat. and it is blanketing maryland. emergency personnel and power companies are ready to respond to any problems on charles street in towson, you can see the heat shimmering in the air, above these construction workers. and outside right now, it is downright stifling, to use a term from denise koch. it is like the breath of the devil. [ laughter ] i love that line. what more can you say to that? wjz is live with first warning weather. mike hellgren with more on how everyone is trying to stay cool. but first, bob turk with new record -- a new record high set just today. bob? >> justice came -- just came in about two seconds ago. our computer hadn't even had a chance to update it. just one second ago, bwi marshall, just got to 105. 105 degrees at the airport. many places at least 100. ocean city, only 88. oakland, a cool 84. and the heat index. however, the dew point, we did drop today. the heat index, this is as of a few minutes ago, was 104. essentially. there's really no heat index with the humidity as low as it is. but easton is up to 106. ocean city feels
. maryland has reported six heat-related deaths. that's the same number maryland had all last year. three deaths have been reported in virginia from the heat and one in the district. definitely time to stay inside. the key today, if you do have to go outside, you want to wear light-colored clothing and have plenty of water with you. otherwise you're going to feel faint. it is extremely hot, unbearable if you're watching this on tv and you're in air conditioning, you're in the best spot in the house. >> good advice. thanks, jane. >>> mandatory water restrictions are in place for people in montgomery or prince george's county. the good news is relief is on the way. they have fixed the cracked water main but the work isn't finished yet. our reporter has been covering this since the dark of morning and she has the latest from potomac, maryland. >> reporter: the damaged section of pipe could be seen sitting along the side of the road this morning. the new segment is in place and work crews have begun to partially backfill the hole. the repair work should be completed sometime today. but that d
: the sun beat down hard on maryland, during the worst of this heat wave so far. and the pollutants and the hazy air made it unhealthy. several hundred bge customers were without power statewide. one outage temporarily closed the hamilton branch of the enoch pratt free library. but with the flip of that switch, power was back on where bge crews spent the morning working. >> thank you so much. >> in timonium, the baker family's air conditioning went out. but they were able to get it back on. >> it was a little uncomfortable. more for my husband than for me. i'm kind of used to the heat. >> we have been very busy. in the last several weeks, we have been working a lot of overtime. >> reporter: from the harbor to harford county. to north avenue in the city, the heat wave is on, along with the danger. six people have already died this year of heat-related causes. >> it is a slippery slope there from being dehydrated to having heat exhaustion to having heat stroke. and it's important to be ahead of that curve. >> reporter: amtrak has rescue loc motives every 30 to 50 miles along the north
... to move maryland forward. >>> good morning, maryland. 7:24. we're looking at maryland's most powerful doppler radar. we actually are lining up hefty rains on 83 in in yoant county cxsgglue o. hereford zone, it will be slow. it looks like it's redeveloping across parkton and north across middletown road to jarrettsville. and still rain in hunt valley. light showers towson, top side of the beltway, in response to storms that were pushing through the last couple of hours. big flareup of thunder and lightning in the poconos. showers passed through glen burnie and eastern shore overnight. winds already eeched over 45, 50 -- reached over 45, 50 miles per hour and today we could have the same deal. in fact these showers from the mountains, we'll watch for the possibility of reaching us after 9:00. 75 baltimore. 77 easton. humidity makes it upper 70s to lower 80s. the atmosphere is prime for more storms mid-afternoon through to the evening. any storms have the slight possibility of reaching severe limits, that means winds over 60 miles per hour, perhaps even large hail over one inch in diamet
in the area are without power. 262,000 in montgomery county, maryland. 43,000 without power in baltimore. 48,000 in northern virginia. and the clean-up has just begun. the damage is so severe and so widespread that as of now, they have no timetable as to when most places will be back online. in maryland, i'm kristin fisher for cbs news. >> thank you. >>> there were also severe storms in the midwest and rising floodwaters caused an iowa dam to break. cbs news correspondent cynthia bowers is in delhi, iowa, with the latest. good morning, cynthia. >> reporter: good morning, betty. what's amazing about this is that this concrete dam has stood since the 1920s when it was built for hydroelectric power. the lake it formed had provided generations of iowa families with an affordable getaway until a stream came crashing down, taking out a 30-foot section of concrete. a nine-mile lake was reduced to a puddle. the sad news for folks here is in a recession, finding the money to rebuild this thing may be next to impossible. no loss of life is the only good news here. betty? >> all right, cbs's cynthia bo
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right, george. >>> authorities in maryland, meanwhile, they say have indicted america's newest serial killer. police say 27-year-old jason thomas scott killed five women over the past two years. and they have killed more in other parts of the country. pierre thomas has the latest and joins us live from washington. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: hi, robin. this morning, police say they expect the investigation to expand across state lines, into texas, florida and the district of columbia. and what they describe as a chilling case. five women murdered in a span of only nine months in one suburban maryland county. january 2009. karen lofton, a nurse fatally shot as she tried to hide in this corner of her own home. her daughter, gunned down as she frantically dialed 911 for help. the killer had disarmed their security system. the doors were locked. no signs of forced entry. two months later in march, another nurse, delores dewitt, and her daughter, ebony, savagely murdered and burned in a car. >> i have lost a friend. >> reporter: and vilma butler, executed and left to burn in her hom
. >>> 78 degrees in laurel, maryland. here is a nut -- nice shot of the sunrise. it is uncomfortable in terms of the humidity. the heat has been high the last couple of days but the humidity is higher while the temperature will go down a little bit. we are on our way to 93 thanks so much. more on your thursday outlook a little later on in the show. robin? >> all right, marysol. thank you. >>> now, to the lebron watch. basketball superstar, lebron james, will announce tonight where he will play next season. he will do it live on espn. the 25-year-old known as king james has been the subject of much speculation. mike greenberg of espn radio's "mike and mike in the morning" will help us dive into this. on your program, you said. it's going to be on espn tonight, this big announcement. what's the latest you're hearing, greeny? >> all signs seem to be pointing to miami. yesterday, they put together two great players. dwyane wade, who has been there for several years. and another, chris bosh, agreed to play with him. if they put that group together with lebron james, they would immediately
administration claims they're not liable for injuries suffered by the only survivor of the 2006 maryland medivac crash in which air traffic controllers provided outdated weather information. the attorney for jordan wells says that faa officials sent her a letter last month declining to pay damages that wells asked for. last year, the crash that killed four people was caused by a combination of factors including outdated weather information. >>> banking giant wells fargo is laying off 3800 employees over the next year. the company is closing some 638 independent consumer finance offices. wells fargo acquired wachovia in 2008. >>> later today: the governor and mayor of baltimore, they're going to announce funding to extend the operating hours of about 10 area recreation centers and they will extend the hours in areas of baltimore with a lot of at-risk youth. this gives kids a safer place to socialize and keep them out of trouble. it'll keep ten rec centers open for four extra hours each night through middle of august. >>> let's look at the orioles losing to detroit yesterday. the final score was 4
, that is a field just a few miles outside of d.c. -- maryland, actually. looks pretty good to me. >> looks good. >> we'll get you the late nest a live report from down there. >> wow. >> in just a couple of minutes. we're very happy there's no damage or injuries. >>> take a look at another great picture. this is a sight gulf coast residents have waited nearly three months to see, oil -- no oil gushing from that busted pipe in the gulf. it is a relief for a lot of people. but bp cautions no one should celebrate just yet. remember, this is an integrity test on that new cap, engage the pressure within the ruptured oil well. of course it's only a temporary fix until the relief wells are operational. we'll have more on that just ahead. >>> plus casey anthony, the florida mom accused of murdering her own daughter, breaks down in court as she sees her entire family for the first time in 20 months. we'll have details coming up. >>> we'll begin with that breaking news, an overnight earthquake felt in and around the nation's capital. people working in our washington studio felt it. that is where our tom c
of the outages are in maryland. and here are the latest numbers. in montgomery county, 23,000 customers are still without electricity. nearly 5,000 customers are waiting in prince george's county for the power to come back on. and in the district, about 2,000 customers are still out. pepco says the goal is to have all power restored by tomorrow afternoon. meanwhile, call-in lines continue to ring nonstop. elaine has that story. >> there would be such an influx of calls. we said after 3:00, call and as anticipated, there was a large volume of call and it created a problem for our technology. that has been resolved now. >> reporter: there have been numerous complaints by customers claiming they aren't getting accurate informing about repair times. crews have been working around the clock since sunday night's storm, even enlisting the help of hundred of workers brought in from out of town. meantime, police officers spent the morning rush hour directing traffic at several dark intersections like this one at industrial parkway. pepco says it is prioritizing by safety. >> downed wires continue to be a
struggling, martin o'malley is making the tough choices... to move maryland forward. [ maltry the subway achin'steak & bacon melt. and build your better breakfast with the new steak and bacon muffin melt with, oh yeah, bacon. crank up the flavor at subway. >>> we're back, "early show" on a monday morning. and it is sunny and warm outside in the northeast right now. but dave price says, thunderstorms potentially. >> potentially. >> which would be great. cool things off a bit. >> it would be very nice to cool things off a bit. speaking of cooling off, if you are on vacation to cool things off or warm up, luggage can be a huge hassle. checking your luggage can be a huge hassle when you fly. you may need to pay a fee and the airline could still lose your bags, but that headache might be a thing of the past, thanks to our travel editor, peter gren burg, you don't want to miss his money-saving tips. peter says he's not checked a bag in eight years. >> if peter says to do it, i'm following. the man knows his stuff. >>> speaking of vacation, the first family spent a fun-filled weekend in maine,
. for >> maryland -- well, let's go to maryland. whether maryland has been under cloud covers for the past few hours. and taking a look at the mixture of clouds and sun, we'll have a 92-degree high for today. it's been hotter and humid. and partly cloudy and 74 tonight. and we'll have thunderstorms and this is bringing us into the beautiful, beautiful run of weather for the week and week's end. >> stay with us, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> oh, we have people here from all over the country. from texas, from michigan, from florida. >> indiana, california. >> welcome back to "the early show," everybody. i'm harry smith along with erica hill and dave price. >>> coming up, you talk about a battle of wills. out on a hiking trail in montana, jack hanna and a bear. not just one bear -- >> is this for tv? >> was it a bear or a bear? >> a bear. >> was she down aways? >> big, angry bear. >> was she down aways? >> the bear didn't know who he was messing with. >> hi, jack. >> glad to be here. >> we're glad, too. >> there's a real story here. not the least of which is as important as the fact that jack had pepper spray. >
cumberland, maryland. these continued to slide off to the east slowly and will continue to break apart. otherwise, it is cloudy across the metro area. dulles airport is 74 degrees and 78 at reagan national airport. there will be some sunshine today and temperatures up to 93 degrees and a chance for a late day thunderstorms. >> we will be right back. >>> we have a traffic alert for drivers heading into the sea the third phase of the 14th street bridge project is under way and that means another new traffic pattern. we go live to arlington. >> good morning. we have traffic getting by on two lanes to the left and one to the right were the center lanes blocked. as the volume of the traffic builds, so do the backups. for drivers along the 14th street bridge, the monday morning commute could come with troubles. crews are beginning work on the third phase of the bridge rehabilitation project. >> this will be backed up. >> drivers are urged to get to the far right lanes. they can avoid the project altogether by using another route or an alternate form of transportation. >> this is crazy. we ca
there and even in charles county as well as in parts of loudoun county and frederick county, maryland. we had 11 counties that had tree damage yesterday. well right now the dew points are comfortably dry, in the 50s. this is a wonderful break from the high humidity we've had going back all the way a couple weeks ago and over the last two weeks. on the eastern shore now, low 80s out of the mountains of western maryland, west virginia. it is just beautiful there, comfortably dry, clear visibility. temperatures there in the 70s and as the day progresses we'll have this area of high pressure that moved in from the midwest yesterday. that's what pushed into all the heat and humidity and created the the strong storms. it was a strong front that came through. now that area of high pressure is centered up over ohio. we're on the eastern edge of it. it's going to be coming our way here and be in place during the night tonight and during the day tomorrow. and then by tuesday evening it will begin to move off the southeast coast. as that happens, it'll begin to bring in more humidity and at the same time w
for the future. 5700 new jobs that makes maryland more competitive in the world economy. without governor o'malley, this expansion would never have happened. his commitment to upgrading our port and fighting for our workers is unparalleled. martin o'malley, there's never a doubt who's side he's on. martin o'malley. moving maryland forward. [ maltry the subway achin'steak & bacon melt. who's side he's on. tender juicy steak, sizzlin' hot bacon, fresh veggies on a blanket of bubbly cheese on freshly baked bread. and when morning rolls around, the new steak and bacon muffin melt with fluffy egg, melted cheese, and, oh yeah, bacon. all on a fresh toasted english muffin. mmm. guess we should leave you lovebirds alone now. crank up the flavor at subway. ♪ >>> 8:30 on wednesday morning, july 28, 2010. rockefeller plaza packed on a bright, beautiful morning in the northeast. we are hoping for more of the same on friday when country music's golden girl carrie underwood makes our summer concert stage her temporary home. speaking of music and all things wonderful, al caught up with an unlikely duo.
and maryland state police were among the crowd making sure we had a safe and happy fourth of july. >>> we'll be back in a half-hour with another look at weather and traffic. >>> wow, you may be beating the heat with ice cream. imagine, no more ice cream? well, it's unimaginable. we'll give you the cold hard facts about the link to disappearing bees. who knew. >> good morning, america. david muir here. >> and i'm juju chang. robin and george are off. >> the holiday weekend continues and robin and george are back here tomorrow morning. this morning, we take a look at the vampire weekend at the box office. we were talking about this last week. "twilight." $162 million they pulled in at the box office, just when you thought you knew who was going to see the movies, break down the audience. >> and also this morning, the web is abuzz. everyone wants to know the real deal, the real reason why "the bachelor" jake pavelka and vienna called it quits. >> i'm sure you have real question of your own.s. but first. >>> the truly shocking case of the 7-year-old kyron horman. with more than a month having
and warnings today. >>> "good morning, maryland," i'm meteorologist justin berk. while all that action goes on in the tropics, we've got our own problems here, and it's about a heat advisory. temperatures go up to 96. heat advisories between noon and 9:00 p.m. with a small chance of a brief relief from the shower. tomorrow no relief with this. it's 100 or hotter. it will feel like 110. an isolated storm knocks us to 98 on sunday. we're still in the low 90s next week. of course, there's more weather in the next half hour. we're live in miami beach, as we watch tropical storm bonnie make her approach to south florida this morning. juju? george? >> you can see the storm clouds moving. >>> now, our "picture of the morning." a woman's camera was running when her friend decided to get a closer look at a bison in a parking lot. then, the animal decided to charge her, sending her flying, head-over-heels. amazingly, she escaped with only bruises. >> that's the second bison attack in yellowstone park. >>> coming up, late-breaking developments in the kyron horman case. what does this woman know about
high winds roared through maryland. another woman in the van was injured. all along the eastern seaboard temperatures in the high 90s gave way to a fast moving storm that caused heavy damage. in new york this storm brought down dozens of trees, one crashing this car. no injuries, but some residents thought it was more than just a rainstorm. >> it sounded like a little tornado was happening over here, because within seconds this big tree fell down and this one just missed the house by a couple inches. so it got bad. >> reporter: the nation's capital was hardest hit. >> we have a wire down over there. we have the street over there blocked by a tree that came down on a house and firefighters are over there right now. >> reporter: this morning hundreds of thousands in the area are without power. 262,000 in montgomery county, maryland, 43,000 without power in baltimore, 38,000 in northern virginia. and the cleanup has just begun. officials in the area say the damage is so severe and so widespread that as of now they have no timetable as to when most places will be back online. in asp
in northern maryland. plenty of clouds with a passing, brief shower possible. sunshine later today. and heat and humidity return tomo >>> and that's your latest weather. matt? >>> al, thank you very much. the alleged barefoot bandit, 19-year-old colton harris-moore appears in a courtroom today after he was deported to the u.s. on tuesday following that high-speedboat chase and arrest in the bahamas. nbc's peter alexander is in miami with with the latest on this story. peter, good morning. >> reporter: matt, good morning to you. this morning colton harris-moore is right here in miami at the federal detention center. it's just less than 24 hours after authorities paraded him into court in the bahamas. we were inside the courtroom at the time when harris-moore pleaded guilty, calmly, to just a single minor offense. but here in the u.s. he could face much more serious charges. under heavy security, colton harris-moore arrived back here tuesday night capping a long day that began in the bahamas. with the suspect marched to a nassau court wearing clean high-topped shoes without laces, a bahamas t-
accurately weather rate and maryland's most powerful doppler radar. >> another gorgeous day on tap as we start with our hd cam. you're going to be stuck in the office today, this is one of those times to do whatever you can to get outdoors. it's going to be bright out there. protect the eyes and you know, protect the skin if you are going to be at the pool. with cool temperatures on tap, you can get a burn as we have a high uv index. sunshine is abundance right now and you'll notice sparrows point checking in with a current of 63 degrees. it brought us to 63. 64 easten and ocean city, still hanging in the 50s towards york, pa at 56. frontal boundary sliding its way to the south. we have a mostly clear sky and we have ourselves nice weather flowing in. so for today, 2-degree guarantee gets us to 80. outside of baltimore, you'll stay in the 70s. some 40s, like places near yorkpa, near 60 by the bay. we'll push the upper 80s saturday. fourth of july through next week, another heat wave, upper 90s. kim. >>> looking nice traffic wise. the roadway starting to get slightly congested in some of
a swelterring june there have been six heat high related deaths in maryland. four heat-related deaths in pennsylvania, three in virginia and one in washington, d.c. if you're going to be out in the heat, make sure you're rehydrating and not staying out too long. if you have have a tennis match to play, take plenty of breaks. if you can get a breeze going, get in front of a fan. >> reporter: also interesting to note, with this heat wave the humidity will lag. so right now while it's hot, as the week goes on, it will be both hot and humid. erica? >> jeff, thanks so much. something to look forward to. >> reporter: exactly. >> stay cool, jeff. thanks. >> now to the ongoing efforts in afghanistan where general david petraeus is officially in charge of u.s. and nato forces. meanwhile in washington, the war is coming up a barrage of criticism from the left and right. cbs news senior white house correspondent bill plante has more for us this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, chris. it's been a rough couple of months. the president has a lot of problems on his hand, the oil spi
struggling, martin o'malley is making the tough choices... to move maryland forward. >>> now the forecast certified most accurate by weather rate and maryland's most powerful doppler radar. >> good morning, everyone. we are looking at a temperature in baltimore at 75 degrees. more of the same into richmond. norfolk close to 80 degrees and fuelly at 76. new york, 79. 70 in pittsburgh and also into roanoak. dew point is the big story. 70 except for hagerstown and winchester. so yes, that means that the air is very oppressive outside. very moist and we are definitely going to be feeling that for days to come. the satellite and radar, not picking up on a whole lot. these are the ones that pushed through early this morning. thank goodness they are out of here. we have dry time to work on any type of project before the next round comes in by the afternoon. we could be seeing showers and thunderstorms in the forecast. this is the setup. we are waiting for this cold front to move through the area. it's going to be bringing us dryer air. in the meantime, oh yes. we are dealing with the air that y
and let's check the road. >>> we find delays leaving the monocacy river. 95 maryland southbound has a decision pointthe out of maryland and into laurel. you get the idea that the two right lanes are blocked. you can stay to the left and get back to the right to access the outer loop. the two left lines ticket to college park and the beltway. we'll take you to springfield and we are clearing out already on 95. >>> it will be hot later today and a high temperature will be near 100 degrees today and tomorrow. you will feel the humidity and it will feel up to 108 degrees this afternoon. hazy sunshine across the board right now and throughout the day. let's go to the graphics, a heat advisory will be in effect from 12:00 today until 11:00 tomorrow night. the air temperature will top out near 101 degrees. tomorrow will be a lot like today and a chance of a storm thursday. >> we will be right back. >>> welcome back. it will be another hot and humid day across the region. the d.c. area is under a heat advisory as that the monitor goes near triple digits. >> as the mercury rises, so too are
. the number of people of maryland and debts has reached sex. --deaths has reached six. people have already started to feel that keat. people were celebrating the fourth of july yesterday. if you go outside, dressed properly and drink plenty of water and stay hydrated. >>> mandatory water restrictions in montgomery and prince george's county should be lifted later today. water crews are on track to finish the repair of a wasp -- massive water main break. people have issued two citations and more than 200 warnings. we will be back with another update at 7:56. for continuous news coverage, tune in to our sister station, news channel 8. >>> wow, you may be beating the heat with ice cream. imagine, no more ice cream? well, it's unimaginable. we'll give you the cold hard facts about the link to disappearing bees. who knew. >> good morning, america. david muir here. >> and i'm juju chang. robin and george are off. >> the holiday weekend continues and robin and george are back here tomorrow morning. this morning, we take a look at the vampire weekend at the box office. we were talking about this l
to the 14th street bridge. delays are typical out of college park in maryland. >>> there is a lot of sunshine again today. it will be a fantastic and comfortable low humidity day. i went running yesterday and it felt like a weight had been lifted off of may. it will be similar to moral and by the weekend, the heat will increase and we get back into the humidity. enjoy this while it lasts. we were in the upper 50's in many locations and we are on her way to 80 degrees this afternoon. closer to average by saturday and back in the 90's by july 4. >>> maryland gubernatorial candidate bob ehrlich has picked a running mate. he used a youtube video to show that he passed mary kane -- he chose mary kane. we will be back with another news update at 8:25. hey, volley for serve. friendly competition runs on dunkin' with our refreshing coolatta flavors. enjoy an icy boost today. america runs on dunkin'. ♪ ain't that america you and me ♪ ♪ ain't that america something to see ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >>> everyone getting ready for a long july 4th weekend here in times square. shelby ta
maryland more competitive in the world economy. without governor o'malley, this expansion would never have happened. his commitment to upgrading our port and fighting for our workers is unparalleled. martin o'malley, there's never a doubt who's side he's on. martin o'malley. moving maryland forward. >>> 8:30 now on a tuesday morning, 27th day of july, 2010. picture perfect day in the northeast. we have a great cloud on the plaza. they're saying hi to zac efron, former "high school musical" star, making a new movie "charlie st. loudcloud" and we' talk to him in a little while. >>> matt lauer along with meredith vieira, ann curry and al roker. what do you have coming up? >> a scary fact. 25% of all americans have credit scores below 600. what can you do right now to improve yours? five helpful hint that you can do now. >> also coming up, martha stewart's in the house. we don't always want to bake in the summer, right? in the summer heat. martha will show us some yummy desserts that will not have us in the kitchen. >> 25 years ago, they discovered the wreck of the titanic. now, less than half
on police gar. tis happened in the brookville, maryland yesterday morning. montgomery county police said someone broke into the car took a rifle, load guns, two sets of handcuffs, two police badges and a baton. there's a $1,000 cash reward for information leading to an arrest or indictment in this case. >>> we'll take a break and come back and look at our weather and traffic after this. . >>> we approach the 8:00 hour, low humidity in place. now 68 in washington. we're in the mid-60s in the suburbs. rurals areas climing out of the 50 noose the 60s. highs near 8 on more humidity on friday. hotter saturday. fourth of july, low 9 o., humid. good weather for the fireworks display sun. >> take a look along 395, i-66, typical rush hour so far this morning on king street, near the metro station there, word of a water main break. be careful. maryland looking pretty good. pretty heavy prince georges county side of the beltway. >> get your holiday weekend started with news4 today. tune in tomorrow morning 4:30 for the day's news, weather and traffic. >>> 8:00 now on this thursday morning. 1st day
, squeezing the left lane. 95 southbound, authorities on the scene in maryland right on the point you head to the capital beltway split. stay far to the left to get by. >>> ahead, this heat can create skin problems. the doctor will tell us how to prevent everything from rashes ♪ [ male announcer ] progress. progress for new york city cab drivers, like ossman ali is being able to carry people, who aren't carrying cash. meaning more convenience for passengers, and more business for cab drivers. all thanks to the ease and freedom of visa digital currency. now that's progress. visa. currency of progress. ♪ don't call my name >>> 7:30 now on this tuesday morning, july 6th, 2010. the mercury will push the century mark in mid up to manhattan today. lady gaga will take the summer cop sert stage. come on down. inside studio 1a, i'm lou merloni meredith alongside ann curry. coming up we'll have the latest on kyron horman and those reports the stepmother tried to target his father in a murder-for-hire plot. >>> also ahead this morning on a much lighter note, most americans enjoy ordering a juicy
in annapolis this morning to officially filed a candidacy for maryland's top elected offices. they made the first public if appearances together yesterday. political analysts say that the selection of mary kane, a montgomery county resident, >> sunshine is climbing through the 70's, i pressure all day today and all weekend long. sunshine, pleasant, low humidity. very pleasant weather. just a little warmer over the weekend. >> thank you for joining us. we will see you back here for
alert. clear skies. not a bad start. lots of 50s outside. urbana, maryland, 60. dewpoint, 54. 59, menassis. 95 in fredericksburg. 92 in winchester. enjoy the sunshine. lather up the spf. al. and also don't forget that you can get your weather 24 hours a day online at weather.com. jenna? >> all right, scott. thanks. >>> the truth about safe deposit boxes. that's right after these messages. for constipation relief... nothing works better than miralax. it's the one. the one recommended by more doctors. only miralax is clinically proven to relieve constipation with no harsh side effects. miralax is the only one. restore your body's natural rhythm with miralax. blend it. sprinkle it. sweet! [ female announcer ] just about anywhere you use sugar you can use splenda® no calorie sweetener. [ male announcer ] savory. fluffy. yummy. sweet! [ female announcer ] splenda®. america's favorite no calorie sweetener. a heart attack at 57. that was a rough time. my doctor told me i should've been doing more for my high cholesterol. ♪ you should've listened. you're right. now i'm eating healthi
of rush-hour. maryland traffic has some fed son starts but no accidents on the beltway or on 270. >>> gray skies for most of us right now over the metro area. 75 degrees at reagan national airport and we see a few holes in the clouds here and there. there will be limited sunshine today with the unsettled weather pattern. we could still use a few more showers around here. it looks like we will get them. the forecast for today calls for limited sunshine, 87 will be the high temperature this afternoon with scattered late day showers and thunderstorms and even a downpour cannot be ruled out through the nighttime hours and tapering off tomorrow morning. there's a slight chance of a fleet storm tomorrow. >> we will be right back. this doesn't have to be our future. not if the senate acts now on legislation to promote energy efficiency, biofuels, and renewable energy sources. let's make america more energy independent, protect our environment, and create millions of new jobs right here at home - instead of losing those jobs to other countries. if you want to change america's energy future, call y
more harm than good. i'm joel brown in gaithersburg, maryland, the story coming up. >>> a panel of physicians is looking into whether or not a block buster diabetes drug can cause heart problems. the makers of avandia insists this is safe. joe brown joins us live where the fda is hold ago two-day hearing on the future. joel. >> this is a debate that is raged on for over three years. whether or not avandia is safe enough to be on store shelves. today, the popular diabetes drug effectively went on trial. >> people who take the drug, avandia could be more likely to have a heart attack. that's the conclusion of several studies. now the food and drug administration is looking at stopping the sale of the diabetes drug. top executives use the scientific name for avandia to say the drug is safe. >> often used properly, it has a benefit risk profile and should remain a treatment option for patients with type 2 diabetes. >> dr. steven nissan argues the company is wrong. >> i'm really hoping we can get the drug off the market. >> he's a researcher who analyzed studies between heart p
of alexander zaporozhsky's sons lives in maryland. at least one neighbor is ready to roll out the welcome mat. >> he's done so much for this country. i hope he's able to come here and live a nice life. >> reporter: now, several of the men reportedly left families behind in russia. no word yet on what exactly will happen to them. bianna? >> yunji, thank you. >>> we return to medical news and two, big drug stories. johnson & johnson is recalling more of its over-the-counter drugs. and the fda is, once again, raising questions about the safety of avandia, a diabetes drug taken by more than 2 million people. here to talk about these stories, "gma" medical contributor, dr. marie savard. thanks for joining us. i want to begin with avandia. there's been questions about whether it can lead to heart attacks, going back to 2007. why is the fda reopening this case now? >> that's true. so many people are taking this drug thinking they're lowering their risk for heart attack, which is the most common complication from diabetes. they're looking at it now because the fda has not agreed on the safety issues.
... that means work for today... but even more jobs for the future. 5700 new jobs that makes maryland more competitive in the world economy. without governor o'malley, this expansion would never have happened. his commitment to upgrading our port and fighting for our workers is unparalleled. martin o'malley, there's never a doubt who's side he's on. martin o'malley. moving maryland forward. >>> 8:30 now on this friday morning, july 23rd, 2010. a group of happy people gathered to watch grammy winner singer/songwriter john mayer live in concert outside on the plaza. meredith, matt, al and natalie. we have a great crowd today. we're looking forward to john mayer today and more to come. >> next friday we have carrie underwood, the reign iing count music association entertainer of the year. so dust off your cowboy boots. get down here next friday morning for another great concert. >> that's right. also coming up later on, we've got -- normally for the backyard barbecue it's the same thing. normally grilled chicken or hot dogs. we have something great. shrimp tacos. >> they look good, too. >> ki
are going to maryland first and show you a couple of pictures of what to expect as far as volume. 270 is moving at a good pace but loaded up. we will change cameras and no issues on the beltway at the american legion bridge. in virginia, we have plenty of traffic on 66 in manassas and across the 14th street bridge with delays leaving the pentagon. we're also go on the roosevelt bridge and falls church. >>> hot and humid again but even hotter than the past several days and that is the story of the weekend. it will be unbearable as the mercury will tell about at maybe 100 degrees by tomorrow afternoon. we will be well -- we are well into the 70's already today. we have a heat advisory from noon until 9:00 p.m. tomorrow will be one category and hotter than the heat advisory. it will feel like 105 today with an air temperature of 98. tomorrow we have a high temperature of 100 and with the the humidity, closer to 110. >> we will be right back with a look at some of this morning's top local news stories. >>> the d.c. area is under a heat advisory as temperatures climb back into record terri
showers out of western maryland. there is a 30% chance you could run into a brief shower and maybe a thunderstorm this morning up until about 1:00 or 2:00 this afternoon. that is our forecast. chance for rain shower this morning. it should clear up late in the day. humidity should go down late in the afternoon. high temperatures in the upper 80s to around 90. it will get hot to the next couple of days. mostly dry. thunderstorms possible over the weekend. >> we will have another update at 8:55. ♪ >>> wednesday morning, the 1 fourth of july, 2010. we have some happy folks lining the plaza this morning. and they will be treated to a grammy winner enrique iglesias out with a brand-new album, the first bilingual album of his career friday on "today." >>> just ahead, a new way to try on clothes. >> take a look at this called the magic mirror. there it is. that's natalie inside in front of it. usually find her in front of a mirror and this mirror is perfect for people who like to shop but don't want to try on things. you kind of stand in front of it and it shows you what you would look
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